John James BARRASS

Regimental number7213
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
SchoolState School, Eagle Hawk, Bendigo, Victoria
OccupationRailway employee
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Robert Barrass, Hewett Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceMilitia
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death5 July 1918
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave 18), Crouy-sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary Jane BARRASS, Hewitt Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal